In recent months there have been several cases of solitary deaths in Japan. People found days, weeks or even months after their deaths. Sometimes they were too old or handicapped people, who lived alone or with someone in similar circumstances.
Recent statistics show that for the first time the average number od people living in each household in Tokyo has fallen under two. These data once again warns us of the need to prepare for the inevitable, a society with more and more people dependent and no one willing to take care of them.